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Red Deer RCMP arrest man after firearms complaint

May 30, 2016 10:27 AM

Red Deer, Alberta – A Red Deer man is facing charges for careless use of a firearm after RCMP received a report that he waved a handgun in front of two teenage girls as they left a residence on Weddell Crescent on Saturday night.

The call came in shortly after 11:30 pm on May 28 when the girls encountered a suspicious man as they were getting into their vehicle. He shone a bright flashlight at their vehicle and waved what appeared to be a handgun, at which point they drove away and called police.

RCMP quickly contained the area and located the suspect on foot in an alley behind White Avenue; he was taken into custody without incident. Subsequent to his arrest, RCMP obtained a search warrant for his residence on White Avenue and seized three handguns, two long barrel guns and an airsoft pistol.

42 year old Ryan Clint Norman has been charged with:

  • Criminal Code 86(1) – Careless use of a firearm X 2

Norman was released on bail and will appear in court in Red Deer on June 10 at 8:30 am.

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Media contact:
Cpl. Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP
403-304-7764

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